Container Adoption Remains Slowish

4 Reasons Container Adoption Remains Slowish

Docker is now about 6.5 years old. But evidence suggests that only a minority of production workloads are containerized. Here’s a look at why container adoption is relatively low and what needs ...
Containers Desktop Technology

Could Containers Become a Desktop Technology?

Among the many differences between containers and virtual machines is that containers are used almost exclusively in server applications. In contrast, there is a healthy market for virtual machines on both desktop ...
Windows Containers Are Less Attractive Than Linux Containers

Why Windows Containers Are Less Attractive Than Linux Containers

The fact that you can run Docker containers on Windows as well as Linux is amazing. Yet, I sometimes struggle to see a clear use case for Windows containers. Compared to Linux ...
More Kubernetes Distributions Than We Need

Do We Have More Kubernetes Distributions Than We Need?

How many Kubernetes distributions does the world need? As more and more vendors roll out their own distributions, that’s a question worth asking. It’s also a question whose answer is No, I ...
The Evolution of Container Security

The Evolution of Container Security

Containers have evolved substantially since Docker’s introduction in 2013. So have the security challenges and solutions that organizations should think about when designing a container security strategy. Here’s a look at how ...
Kubernetes and the Challenge of Federation

Kubernetes and the Challenge of Federation

Wouldn’t it be handy if you could manage multiple Kubernetes clusters using a single tool and interface? Kubernetes would like to let you do this using a feature called federation. The trouble ...
Explaining Kubernetes' Popularity

Explaining Kubernetes’ Popularity: It’s the Community, Not the Technology

Everyone everywhere is excited about Kubernetes. The big question is, Why are people are talking so much more about Kubernetes than other container orchestrators? Is Kubernetes functionally superior to other container orchestrators? ...
Linux and Windows Containers

The Differences Between Linux and Windows Containers

Docker’s popularity has been driven in large part by its promise of letting admins build an application once and then deploy it anywhere. But this promise can be misleading when you are ...
High-Level History of the Container Ecosystem

A High-Level History of the Container Ecosystem, 2013-2019

Docker recently turned 6 years old. That makes this a fitting time to step back and think about how the conversation surrounding Docker has evolved over those years. My goal in this ...
The State of Container Security

The State of Container Security

To deploy containers in production today, you need to secure them. A growing list of companies want to help you do that. Here’s an overview of the major commercial offerings that cater ...
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